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Congratulations to the class of 2023!

Physics majors and minors celebrate Montclair State’s Commencement at the Prudential Center.

Posted in: Physics

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Physics graduates Michael Giarratana (right), Ivanuska Bailon, and Bill Klos, with Prof. Marc Favata (left).

The faculty of the Department of Physics & Astronomy congratulates the graduates of the class of 2023! We are proud of you and wish you the best.

This year’s graduates include five physics majors (Ivanusca Bailon, Michael Giarratana, Bill Klos, Dave Montoya, and Kevin Vargas) and two physics minors (Stephen Conte with major in Mathematics and Vanessa Glaser with major in Earth and Environmental Science). Two students (Robert Onoz and Rashmi Rajshekhar) received their Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) with a certification to teach physics or physical science.

physics students at Commencement
Newark, NJ USA – MAY 23: Montclair State University holds its 2023 Commencement ceremony at the Prudential Center.
Photo by Aristide Economopoulos)

Graduation was held at the Prudential Center on Tuesday, May 23, 2023 and is discussed further in this University news story. See also photos of the CSAM commencement and a recording of the ceremony on YouTube.

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Physics majors Michael Giarratana (left) and Bill Klos (right) at the 2023 University Commencement.
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Prof. Marc Favata (left) and Master of Arts in Teaching graduate Robert Onoz (BS Physics, 2022).